World Rugby's Team of the Weekend: Welsh Heroes Make the Grade

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World Rugby's Team of the Weekend: Welsh Heroes Make the Grade
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The summer tours of the big-three nations closed without a win for the European teams.

There was heartbreak in Nelspruit for Wales who lost to a 79th-minute penalty try, while England were wiped out by New Zealand and France took another beating in Australia.

Just over a year from the World Cup, these eight defeats from eight matches make for sobering contemplation for the Northern Hemisphere, whose teams can at least take heart from the fact that things are often a lot closer in the autumn of Europe.

Here is the team of the week.

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